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Re: Named Formats? (followup question)

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  • Subject: [mg65808] Re: Named Formats? (followup question)
  • From: Paul Abbott <paul at>
  • Date: Mon, 17 Apr 2006 02:29:04 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: The University of Western Australia
  • References: <e1surj$cjf$>
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In article <e1surj$cjf$1 at>, AES <siegman at> 

> I like to work in Mathematica with screen magnification 125% or 150%, 
> cells wrapped to window width, then convert to 100% magnification, cells 
> wrapped to page width, and Show Page Breaks turned on for printing to 
> paper -- or maybe other options for print to PDF.
> Is there any kind of "named format" capability, akin to Style Sheets, 
> that would enable one to switch between these options in one click (or 
> maybe by executing one notebook cell?), instead of having to execute a 
> multi-step sequence of menu commands?

Called Environments, they are part of the StyleSheet functionality. 

For the "Working" style set


and for the "Printout" style set (the default)


Using the "ShowPageBreaks" Front End Token you can Show Page Breaks:

    FrontEnd`EvaluationNotebook[], "ShowPageBreaks"]}]

Note that this is a toggle -- executing it if page breaks are showing 
turns it off.

However, there does not seem to be a Front End Token for switching 

  Format | Screen Style Environment | Working


  Format | Screen Style Environment | Printout


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